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Ric-Rac Wrap Bracelet

We are in the middle of an “historic” snow storm here in Boston. While I scoff at the notion that any snow storm should stop daily life, it did give me the opportunity to make this lovely wrap bracelet for a friend’s birthday this week. 20 more words


DIY Rosegold Heart Charm Bracelet

This jewelry making video shows you how to make a rosegold heart charm bracelet from sweet materials – rosegold polymer clay and pink glass pearl beads chain, and also very quick to make. 81 more words

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All-Wing Bangle

This was inspired by the wonderful bangle by Vee Pretorius in Contemporary Geometric Beadwork Volume 2 by Kate McKinnon. The book is a real feast for the eyes with amazing examples of beadwork by many artists using the techniques generously shared by Kate and the team.



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Seashell Inspired Bracelet

I previously shared this project in 2012 when I made a tutorial for the wide band clasp. Since I’m re-vamping the post for my February re-vamp, I decided I should take some better photos and share in a separate post. 51 more words


Necklace with Wood Squares, White Glass Pearls and Shell Pendant

We are well into a cold, snowy winter here in southern Maine. I have been feeling the need to make something simple, but hopefully eloquent. This 27-inch necklace is strung on a single length of braided gold color wire attached to a gold-plated springring clasp. 67 more words


Beadwork Has Me Totally Fascinated

I’ve been using size 15 beads for a little while now and I’m totally enamoured of these little tiny beads. An internet friend even sent me some size 22 beads—the size of grains of salt—-that are over 115 years old. 843 more words